Blockbusters. Dara O Briain. Copyright: Thames


  • TV comedy
  • Comedy Central
  • 2019
  • 20 episodes (2 series)

Dara O Briain hosts a comedic reboot of the classic game show Blockbusters.

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Series 1, Episode 7

Blockbusters. Copyright: Thames
Dara schools our sixth former contestants Frank, Zeenah and Arjuns as they take on this iconic trivia-based quiz for the chance to win some epic prizes.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd May 2019
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 5th May 2019 1:50pm Comedy Central
Tuesday 7th May 2019 1:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 9th May 2019 8:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 31st May 2019 12:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 2nd June 2019 9:00am CC Extra
Friday 9th August 2019 2:00pm CC Extra
Friday 6th September 2019 4:15am Comedy Central
Thursday 19th September 2019 4:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 22nd September 2019 9:00am CC Extra
Thursday 14th November 2019 8:30pm Comedy Central
Sunday 17th November 2019 11:30am CC Extra
Wednesday 25th December 2019 5:35am CC Extra
Wednesday 12th August 2020 12:00am Comedy Central
Friday 13th November 2020 2:00am CC Extra
Saturday 19th February 2022 9:00am CC Extra
Saturday 19th February 2022 2:00pm CC Extra
Friday 25th February 2022 3:00am CC Extra
Saturday 26th February 2022 9:30am CC Extra
Sunday 3rd April 2022 5:35am CC Extra
Sunday 3rd July 2022 2:00am CC Extra
Thursday 1st September 2022 4:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 3rd December 2022 11:00am CC Extra
Friday 10th February 2023 5:15am CC Extra
Thursday 20th April 2023 10:00am CC Extra
Monday 15th May 2023 4:10am Comedy Central
Sunday 15th October 2023 8:00am Comedy Central
Sunday 24th December 2023 12:00pm CC Extra
Monday 1st January 2024 6:25am CC Extra
Tuesday 13th February 2024 9:00am Comedy Central
Tuesday 13th February 2024 2:00pm CC Extra
Monday 19th February 2024 4:10am Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Writing team
James Menzies Writer
Brona C. Titley Writer
Simon Weekes Writer
Simon Craig Writer
Production team
Liz Clare Director
John Ryan Series Producer
Jack Kisby-Carroll Producer
Helen Doble Producer
Bernard Markey Producer
Chris Curley Executive Producer
Phil Harris Executive Producer
Kate Edmunds Executive Producer
Arron Ferster Executive Producer
Louise Holmes Executive Producer
Jill Offman Executive Producer
Shirley Kelly Line Producer
Richard Moysey Editor
Joshua Grace Production Designer
Tilly Luscombe Costume Designer
Suzie Narden Make-up Designer
Gemma O'Sullivan Lighting Designer
Ed Welch Composer

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